Aquinas, St. Thomas
Aquinas, St. Thomas
Lengthy article on the life, writings, and influence of this philosopher, theologian, and Doctor of the Church. Called the Angelic Doctor. Died in 1274

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  • Aquinas, St Thomas — (c. 1225–1274) Born in the castle of Roccasecca in the kingdom of Naples in Southern Italy, into the family of the counts of Aquino, Aquinas was brought up in the Benedictine monastery of Monte Cassino. At the age of fourteen he was sent to… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas — (late 1224 or early 1225, Roccasecca, Italy – 9 March 1274, Fossanova)    Preeminent Roman Catholic theologian who wrote texts for Lauda Sion Salvatore (Corpus Christi sequence), and the hymns Pange Lingua, Adoro Te Devote, Verbum Supernum… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas —  (1225–1274) Italian theologian, canonized 1323 …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Aquinas, St. Thomas — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aquinas, Saint Thomas — born 1224/25, Roccasecca, near Aquino, Terra di Lavoro, Kingdom of Sicily died March 7, 1274, Fossanova, near Terracina, Latium, Papal States; canonized July 18, 1323; feast day January 28, formerly March 7 Foremost philosopher and theologian of… …   Universalium

  • St. Thomas Aquinas —     St. Thomas Aquinas     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Aquinas     Philosopher, theologian, doctor of the Church (Angelicus Doctor), patron of Catholic universities, colleges, and schools. Born at Rocca Secca in the Kingdom of Naples,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • St. Thomas — noun 1. (Roman Catholic Church) Italian theologian and Doctor of the Church who is remembered for his attempt to reconcile faith and reason in a comprehensive theology; presented philosophical proofs of the existence of God (1225 1274) • Syn:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • St. Thomas Aquinas High School — can refer to:*St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Fort Lauderdale, Florida), United States *St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Louisville, Ohio), United States *St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Overland Park, Kansas), United States *St. Thomas Aquinas… …   Wikipedia

  • St. Thomas Aquinas High School (Louisville, Ohio) — St. Thomas Aquinas (Louisville, Ohio, USA) is a private, Catholic coeducational diocesan high school run by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. St. Thomas Aquinas was founded in 1964 to serve the Catholic families of Eastern Stark County… …   Wikipedia

  • St Thomas Aquinas Church (Springwood) — St Thomas Aquinas Church is a Catholic church located in Springwood, New South Wales. The current parish priest is Fr. Peter Connelly, with the assistant priest being Fr. Edward Tyler. The church shares its grounds with the… …   Wikipedia

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